March 6, 2014 - Industry News
FedEx will deploy its first propane autogas delivery vehicle developed in a partnership with ROUSH CleanTech later this year, the company announced Thursday at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis.
Tags: ROUSH CleanTech, Ford, Vehicle Modifiers, FedEx, Stripped Chassis Trucks, Work Truck Show
March 6, 2014 - Press Release
The Right Right Right sweepstakes is designed to show installers and fleet administrators just how easy it is to do business on FordParts.com.
Tags: Parts, Ford
March 4, 2014 - Industry News
Ford introduced redesigned 2016 F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks at the Work Truck Show in Indianapolis today that offer improved towing capabilities and a factory gaseous-prep V-10 engine.
Tags: Work Truck Show, Pickup Trucks, Medium-Duty Trucks, Ford F-Series, Ford, Ford F-650, Ford F-750, Ford F-Series Super Duty
March 3, 2014 - Global News
The Ford Motor Co. is celebrating the 80th anniversary of its Ute vehicle, a forerunner of modern pickup trucks such as the F-Series and Ranger that was inspired by an Australian farmer in 1933.
Tags: Australia, Ford, Ford F-Series, Pickup Trucks, Historical Vehicles
February 26, 2014 - Industry News
Ford retained its dominant market share in new commercial vehicle registrations in all gross vehicle weights in 2013 and Mercedes-Benz saw a sharp uptick in Sprinter van registrations, according to Polk.
Tags: Polk, Commercial Vehicle Registrations, Trends, Medium-Duty Trucks, Heavy-Duty Trucks, Ford, Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Ford F-Series Super Duty
A standardized tow specification being adopted by Detroit automakers for 2015 model-year light-duty pickup trucks will improve safety and ease purchasing for fleet buyers, sources told AutomotiveFleet.com.
Tags: Pickup Trucks, Towing, Ford, General Motors, Chrysler
February 24, 2014 - Industry News
Ford Motor Co. will offer a more fuel efficient engine with its Focus compact car as an option for the 2015 model-year, the automaker has announced.
Tags: Ford Focus, Ford, 2015-MY, Compact Cars
February 19, 2014 - Industry News
The 2015 Ford Expedition large SUV will arrive with a new 3.5L direct-injected twin-turbo V-6 EcoBoost engine, the automaker announced Tuesday.
Tags: Ford, 2015-MY, Ford Expedition, DFW Auto Show, Large SUVs
February 14, 2014 - Industry News
Headlamp misalignment is a surprisingly common problem that can compromise a driver's ability to clearly see the road at night. Here's a tip you may want to pass along to your drivers to help them identify the problem when it arises.
Tags: Driver Safety Tips, Driving Safety, Ford, Fleet Safety Tip of the Week
February 5, 2014 - Industry News
ROUSH CleanTech has hired Rob Stevens, Ford's chief engineer, as the vice president of strategy for the propane autogas modification specialist.
Tags: ROUSH CleanTech, Vehicle Modifiers, New Hire, Ford, QVM, Propane Autogas
Ford's 2014 Transit Connect compact van achieved 30 miles per gallon highway in ratings released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency earlier this week.
Tags: Ford Transit Connect, Compact Vans, Fuel Economy, Ford, 2014-MY
January 29, 2014 - Industry News
Ross Roberts, a longtime Ford Motor Co. division general manager and strong supporter of fleet sales, died Wednesday at his Bay Harbor, Mich., home. He was 75.
Tags: In Memoriam, Ford, Automotive Executives
January 26, 2014 - Industry News
The recall affects 300 replacement steering gears that might lead to steering difficulty.
Tags: Ford Explorer, Recalls, Ford, NHTSA
January 22, 2014 - Industry News
The MIT research focuses on scenario planning to predict actions of other vehicles and pedestrians, while Stanford explores how a vehicle might maneuver to allow its sensors to peek around obstructions.
Tags: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ford, Stanford University, Automated Driving
January 20, 2014 - Industry News
The windshield in these vehicles may be prone to the formation of bubbles after extended exposure to heat.
Tags: Recalls, Ford, Ford E-150, Ford E-Series, NHTSA, Full-Size Vans, Chassis Cab Vans
January 17, 2014 - Industry News
Ford announced that the final order cutoff date for remaining 2014 Econoline models has been pushed up to Friday, Jan. 31.
Tags: Cargo Vans, Full-Size Vans, Ford E-Series, Ford, Order-to-Delivery Times
The new warranty provides unlimited mileage coverage for 24 months from time of purchase or installation. The previous warranty ended the coverage at 12,000 miles.
Tags: Warranty, Motorcraft, Ford, Parts, OEM Parts
January 16, 2014 - Industry News
The recall will address a fire risk resulting from a manufacturing flaw in certain 2012-2013 models.
Tags: Recalls, Ford, Ford Edge, NHTSA
January 13, 2014 - Industry News
The Ford Motor Co.'s 2015 F-150 pickup truck will arrive as the first widely produced U.S. vehicle with a high-strength aluminum body, the automaker announced at the Detroit auto show.
Tags: Ford F-150, Pickup Trucks, Ford, North American International Auto Show
January 7, 2014 - Global News
The Brazilian government stated it will gradually roll back tax breaks on cars 2014, amid worries from producers that higher duties could hit sales in the South American country.
Tags: Economy, Volkswagen, Taxes, Fiat, Ford, Brazil, new car sales, GM
Ford China sold 935,813 wholesale vehicles in 2013, a 49 percent increase from 626,616 vehicles in 2012.
Tags: Sales, China, Ford
January 2, 2014 - Industry News
Ford Motor Co. will show an innovative solar-powered C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid concept vehicle at the Consumer Electronics Show this month, the automaker announced Thursday.
Tags: Consumer Electronics Show, Ford, Ford C-MAX Energi, Solar Charging, Concept Car
December 31, 2013 - Industry News
The automaker is reporting a 15% increase in retail sales compared to 2012, when it outsold Toyota by 329,677 vehicles in the U.S. Through November, Ford held a lead over Toyota of 396,041 vehicles sold.
Tags: Ford, Retail Sales, Toyota, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Ford Fiesta, Ford Escape, Ford Fusion, Ford F-Series
December 30, 2013 - Global News
General Motors’ Chinese joint venture is recalling 1.46 million cars. Meanwhile, in a separate action, Ford's joint venture is recalling 81,000.
Tags: China, Recalls, Ford, General Motors, SAIC, Chongqing Changan
December 30, 2013 - Industry News
With the help of Ford’s Visual Performance Evaluation Lab, engineers ensure that drivers can easily read vehicle controls and instrument panels under a wide range of lighting conditions.
Tags: Ford Mustang, Ford, Driver Safety
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